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Old 12-31-2003, 02:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm building my first computer and looking for a 80gig hd. i found one on newegg for $74. is that a good deal? what does it mean by oem drive only
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not retail box, no cables or screws. probably a 1 year warranty. Ahh just looked at your link. Its not a bad price. There are cheaper 80gb drives but that is a good one. Actually its one of the best 80gb drives . The cheaper ones would be a lot slower. And Newegg is always safe to buy from. but look at spending a few more bucks and getting a bigger one. the 120 western digital is i think $103.
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What will you be using this new computer for mate, seeing if we can judge the size compaired to what you wanna do with it
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They have the same drive on newegg with a 3 year warranty for $77 dollars. and the 120 gb is $91 dollars. You have to watch with western digital, sometiems the same drives have a one or three year warranty. And if you have ever had to do and RMA, western digital is the easiest to do.
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i'm not into gaming. i just want to store some music
i think it is worth the extra 3 bucks for the extra warranty
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If your gonna store music files ya might wanta go bigger, I heard that they take up alot of storage on the HD.
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I heard that too....but of course...I would never DL music files
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